Economic Trends

These publications provide synopses of economic developments in the South African economy, including trends pertaining to: gross domestic product and its various components, including fixed investment activity; manufacturing sector and sub-sectoral performance; employment; balance of payments; inflation; interest rates; capital markets; exchange rates; as well as numerous other indicators. The publication also covers selected global economic trends, principally for comparative purposes.


Key trends in the South African economy, 31 March 2016 (PDF, 1.75 MB)


Key trends in the South African economy, 31 March 2015 (PDF, 1.7 MB)


Key trends in the South African economy, 31 March 2014 (PDF, 1.7 MB)


Key trends in the South African economy, 2nd Quarter 2012 (PDF, 1.6 MB)


Key trends in the South African economy, 2nd Quarter 2011 (PDF, 1.5 MB)


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